How many eyes does a massage therapist have?
From the moment the client entered our office, and until his departure, we must carefully monitor him. Full immersion in the process of examining the client and a thorough analysis…

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Why self-care is so important to a massage therapist
In my seminars on orthopedics and massage, which I hold around the world, I always put emphasis on the importance of taking care of one's own health in the life…

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Scoliosis
Scoliosis - the pathology is very mysterious, and sometimes even completely surprising. And that's why: • About 85% of cases of scoliosis are idiopathic in nature (that is, in such…

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The nature of the dislocation of the shoulder joint

Everyone knows that the shoulder joint is the loosest of the joints of the human body and no other can be compared with it in mobility. At the same time, its structure is very unstable – basically, this joint is supported by soft tissues that control its movements and at the same time limit them. Due to such high mobility, the shoulder joint is susceptible to various injuries, especially if the load falls on it at the moment when it is in an unfavorable position from the point of view of biomechanics of movements.

One of these injuries is a dislocation of the shoulder joint, that is, the exit of the head of the humerus from the articular cavity of the scapula. With a dislocation, the soft tissues of the shoulder supporting the joint Continue reading

Key concepts of massage psychology

We all know that the work of a massage therapist implies responsibility and commitment to professional ethics – that is why we all need to understand the basic aspects of the psychology of our activities. Nowadays, the lack of knowledge about massage ethics does not relieve anyone of responsibility to clients and colleagues. Understanding these concepts is very simple if they are fully and correctly presented.

We all know about our professional boundaries, but not everyone has heard of such phenomena as therapeutic relationships, differences in awareness, transference, countertransference, projection, repression and denial. These concepts are the cornerstone of the ethical decision-making process and the behavior of Continue reading

Holiday Marketing Ideas for Massage Therapists

The time has come to choose the perfect gifts for your near and dear ones – a great time for us, massage therapists and manual therapists!

December and January often turn out to be the busiest months for us, but just at this time we can ensure a stable flow of new customers for the whole next year! Of course, we are all used to relying on our reputation, recommendations and regular customers. Of course, these are the very three whales on which the practice of any successful massage therapist or clinic is based. But do not forget that the new year is a time of magic! It is during these months that we are ready to spend more than usual on gifts for ourselves, our friends and relatives, and for many people a massage or manual therapy session is the best gift. If you approach the issue Continue reading

6 tests to diagnose finger joint injuries
Finger Mobility Tests A person’s finger has three joints, and normally each of these joints should have a full range of motion, and reaching the extreme points of these ranges…

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INTERVERTEBRAL HERNIA. HOW TO WIN
Intervertebral or, as it is also called, intervertebral hernia (usually both definitions are used) is an unpleasant problem that is very poisonous to life. Since such a hernia always occurs…

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How to choose a massage table
Masseurs work with different clients: some are small, others are very tall, some have very broad shoulders, others have hips and so on. That is why a good adjustable massage…

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MASSAGE WITH OAK BIRDS
Many people really do not know why bath brooms are needed. Many sauna lovers are surely convinced that the brooms are designed to overwhelm each other to exhaustion - and…

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